IT Policies and Guidelines

Policies form the foundation of any security program. Policies define how ITS will approach security, how employees (staff/faculty) and students are to approach security, and how certain situations will be handled.

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While this web page lists many university IT policies, it is not an exhaustive list. Regulations, policies and procedures are constantly evolving. Laws, policies, and regulations not specific to information technology may also apply, e.g.: student conduct, personnel policy or contract, sexual harassment, chain letter laws, etc.


University of California policies and guidelines specific to computer/network resources:


UC Santa Cruz policies and procedures specific to computer/network resources:

       UCSC Information Security Program Framework Diagram (PDF)
       Log of Policy Updates
       Glossary of selected terms in UCSC IT-related policies, procedures and guidelines

CAMPUS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

PROTECTING RESTRICTED DATA

Protection of Social Security Numbers: Letter to campus from CP/EVC Kliger and VC IT Doyle - April 2010

ADDITIONAL PRACTICES, PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES (ITS) DIVISIONAL POLICIES


Other General UC and UCSC Policies and Resources:


LocalState, or Federal laws


Draft UC Santa Cruz Information Technology policies, guidelines, and practices.  Please forward feedback to itpolicy@ucsc.edu